Castle Craig and East Slope

MODERATE 67 reviews

Castle Craig and East Slope is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Meriden, Connecticut that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.8 miles 761 feet Loop

dogs on leash

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mountain biking

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rock climbing

scenic driving

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forest

lake

views

wild flowers

rocky

Trail loops from paved entry in Hubbard Park to pavilion overlooking Sleeping Giant. A branch of the white trail climbs eastern face to Castle Craig, then loops back to a foot bridge that crosses over route 691, then finally back into Hubbard Park.

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Amazing views !! We walked up the main road all the way to the castle, and man what a wonderful view. You feel like you are on top of the world ! All the leaves were changing colors so it looked like all the trees were on fire. We took the blue trail down and it followed the bluffs down. absolutely need to see it if you are in the area. Logged us at 5.46 miles.

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my go to trail! good workout and the views from the top are beautiful.

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